Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
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Legal Index ?
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Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Restricted
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2006
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